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Apex Business Advisors offers a complete business sales, merger and acquisition service. Our experience is critical to a business owner or buyer who needs guidance in completing a successful transaction.
We’ve been in the industry since 1998 and have successfully completed hundreds of transactions. Our professionals hold various licenses and professional certifications such as Series 7 and 66, CBI, CPA, Real Estate, Life and Health Insurance, and MBAs.
We also have relationships with other professional advisors that can assist in business sale strategy or resources to build your new business. These include Tax Attorneys, Accountants, Insurance, Business Sales Coaching and Wealth Managers.
Our professional facilities provide a comfortable meeting space to bring buyers and sellers together. We have the experience, knowledge and skills necessary for any size or type of asset transaction.
Our experienced professionals are well equipped to explain the often confusing world of business sales and mergers.
Jeff Crooks (913) 433-2305
Jeff Crooks, one of our Senior Partners who joined the Overland Park Apex Team in 1999, comes to us with more than 20 years of sales experience. He works primarily with privately held business owners with sales from 2-200MM gross revenue in a broad range of industries. Service companies, manufacturing, aerospace, medical, dental and distribution companies are areas of his specific skill. Additionally, he also works on the buy-side, for middle market corporate acquirers engaged in a build-up strategy, private equity firms looking for specific add-on acquisitions to existing platforms and for large strategic acquirers looking to acquire specific middle market companies in an industry space that he has developed expertise in. He fully understands the role taxes can play in selling a business and is well versed in facilitating a solution beneficial to his clients.
His background and experiences allow him to understand many of the unique issues, challenges, and opportunities facing his clients. His understanding of his clients’ expectations has gained him long-term client relationships. Jeff holds undergraduate degrees in Molecular Cell Biology and Chemistry, as well as Graduate degrees in Gerontology and Business. He has been nationally recognized as a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable and number 1 producer for the last 14 years.
Active in Church and his community, Jeff is a member of the Masonic Lodge, and Kansas Special Olympics Management Team. He also brings 27 continuous years of military experience to the table as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserves, serving our country as a Staff Instructor at the Command and General Staff College, Ft Leavenworth KS.
In his spare time, Jeff loves long range rifle shooting, competitive pistol, fly fishing and traditional muzzle loading. He also enjoys music,politics, and entertaining family and friends.
Reach Jeff at
913 433-2305 or 816 510-0255 (cell)
Specialties:Mergers and Acquisitions 2-200MM in gross revenue.
Buy side or sell side acquisitions of privately held companies.
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This company is a custom window treatment, upholstery, and awning company located in Quincy, Illinois. The Company services residential and commercial clients generally within a 50 mile radius, which includes towns such as Hannibal, Canton, and Monroe City, in Missouri, and Pittsfield, McComb, Mt. Sterling and Hamilton cities in Illinois.The company serves both residential and commercial customers with an average customer mix of approximately 80% residential and 20% commercial. Residential customers tend to lean towards a higher demographic, as these are the customers that are able to furnish their homes with custom furniture and décor.There are opportunities to expand more deeply into the More info
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